Roofs & Descriptions https://www.horizonroofing.eu/apps/photos/ Roofs & Descriptions Slate Roof Slate is the most popular choice of roof material used in Ireland on pitched roofs. There are 2 types of slate, natural slate and manufactured slate (fibre cement) https://www.horizonroofing.eu/apps/photos/photo?photoID=189722334 189722334 Tile Roof. Tiles are a cheaper alternative to slate. The extra weight of tiles must be taken into account when designing your roof. https://www.horizonroofing.eu/apps/photos/photo?photoID=189722335 189722335 GRP Roof - Fibreglass. A GRP roof is a single ply GRP laminate applied in situ. Its durability and lightweight properties make it ideal for domestic or small commercial roofs. GRP is robust, flexible and will never corrode. https://www.horizonroofing.eu/apps/photos/photo?photoID=189722336 189722336 Torch on Roof. High performance, reinforced bitumen torch on can be supplied with a slate granule finish which requires no additional coatings or protection. https://www.horizonroofing.eu/apps/photos/photo?photoID=189722337 189722337 Cold applied liquid membranes. An increasingly popular choice for new roofs and re-roofs. It involves the application of a cold liquid roof coating. Systems are based on flexible thermoset resin systems. https://www.horizonroofing.eu/apps/photos/photo?photoID=189722338 189722338 Lead Roof & gutters. Lead is the traditional roofing material of choice on the Irish market due to its long lasting weather proofing. https://www.horizonroofing.eu/apps/photos/photo?photoID=189722339 189722339 Vapor Barrier. Vapor barrier is used for damp proofing under the insulation. It is important to carry up the vapor barrier at all rises to meet your roof membrane creating an envelope around your insulation. https://www.horizonroofing.eu/apps/photos/photo?photoID=189722340 189722340 TPO Roof. Thermoplastic Polyolefin single ply roofing (TPO) can be fully adhered, mechanically fastened or ballasted. It is available in white, black and grey. https://www.horizonroofing.eu/apps/photos/photo?photoID=189722341 189722341 Insulation. Whether doing a new roof or re-roofing, one of the most important aspects to consider is the insulation you use. The higher rated the insulation, the lower your heating costs will be. Another factor to consider is sound proofing. https://www.horizonroofing.eu/apps/photos/photo?photoID=189722342 189722342 EPDM Rubber Roof. Ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM) is a synthetic rubber used as a single ply roof. It can be ballasted, mechanically fastened or fully adhered. https://www.horizonroofing.eu/apps/photos/photo?photoID=189722891 189722891 Zinc Roof. Zinc is naturally resistant to corrosion, is extremely durable and does not require costly maintenance. This combined with its pleasing appearance make it the material of choice for imaginative building projects. https://www.horizonroofing.eu/apps/photos/photo?photoID=189722892 189722892 Copper Roof. Copper is an ideal trouble free building material for roofing, cladding, flashings, gutters, downpipes and other architectural details. https://www.horizonroofing.eu/apps/photos/photo?photoID=189722893 189722893 Green roof. Green roofs are designed to buffer rainfall. The rain is absorbed into the soil/roof medium and runs off the roof bit by bit as the roof becomes soaked. Green roofs also increase sound proofing and insulation values. https://www.horizonroofing.eu/apps/photos/photo?photoID=189722894 189722894 Aluminium Roof Trim. Here at Horizon roofing, we fabricate all our roof trims so we can form any trims in a range of colours to suit each job or detail. https://www.horizonroofing.eu/apps/photos/photo?photoID=189723224 189723224